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[Massachusetts] Vaping As Lesser Evil: Boston Expert's Top Takeaways From Big E-Cig Report

WBUR spoke with Dr. Siegel about the new report, cigarettes versus e-cigarettes, and how he has been ostracized by his public health peers... I think the most important takeaway from the report is that if there are any long-term consequences [to vaping],
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:35
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VIDEO: Questions over risks of Philip Morris's smoke-free tobacco device IQOS

Regulators from the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday will consider a potentially safer alternative to cigarettes. Philip Morris International, the maker of Marlboro and other top brands, wants the FDA to approve a new tobacco device called IQOS.
CBS News.com
added Jan 24, 2018 17:02
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VIDEO: Cigarette company Philip Morris tries to sell idea of ‘safer’ tobacco

When Philip Morris International took out an ad campaign in Britain claiming it wanted to “give up” smoking, American Lung Association CEO Harold Wimmer had a one-line zinger in return: “Stop selling cigarettes today.” Now the tobacco company is asking
NBC News
added Jan 24, 2018 16:35
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New Report One of the Most Comprehensive Studies on Health Effects of E-Cigarettes; Finds That Using E-Cigarettes May Lead Youth to Start Smoking, Adults to Stop Smoking

A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine takes a comprehensive look at evidence on the human health effects of e-cigarettes. Although the research base is limited given the relatively short
The National Academies
added Jan 24, 2018 16:31
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Response: Re: Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation

Re: Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: 1: “. . . the limited evidence available suggests e-cigarettes containing nicotine may help people stop smoking” This is a speculative, optimistic interpretation of the scant available evidence. They corr
British Medical Journal
added Jan 24, 2018 16:21
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Do E-Cigarettes Help or Harm? Report Says Not Clear Yet

Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more young people to try traditional cigarettes, a new report concludes. The report issued Tuesday wrestles wi
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 24, 2018 04:45
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E-Cigarettes Likely Encourage Kids To Try Tobacco But May Help Adults Quit

"There is conclusive evidence that most products emit a variety of potentially toxic substances. However the number and intensity is highly variable," says David Eaton, who heads the committee that wrote the report. He is also the dean and vice provost o
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:45
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[Minnesota] E-cigarette users buoyed by federal report

A new federal report provides the strongest argument yet that e-cigarettes are simultaneously safer for adult smokers, but also gateway drugs that could turn teens to conventional cigarettes. But that doesn’t do much to sway Minnesotans such as Lee King
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 24, 2018 02:54
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E-Cigarettes: Both Good and Bad, Expert Panel Says

In the short term, over the next 30 years, e-cigarettes are likely to be a public health benefit...But the effects on children who start smoking tobacco because of e-cigarettes... Looking over the next 50 years, e-cigarettes may have a negative public hea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 24, 2018 02:52
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine releases FDA-commissioned report on the potential public health consequences of e-cigarettes

The FDA continues to invest in research in many of the areas identified in the NASEM report to assess whether certain tobacco products are, in fact, less harmful and/or potential tools for helping smokers quit cigarettes, as well as understand the impact
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 24, 2018 02:34
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